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The events of January 6 continue to reverberate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative Mondaire Jones of New York’s 17th district continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This interview was recorded April 16.

Congressman Mondaire Jones
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Voters in New York’s 17th district have a new Congressman, who isn’t wasting any time.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative Mondaire Jones speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This interview was recorded April 16.

NY Rep Jones Forms A PAC

Apr 14, 2021
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A New York congressman has launched a political action committee to build what he calls progressive power.

NY-17 Congressman Mondaire Jones holds Facebook Town Hall on For the People Act, March 24, 2021
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Democrats and advocates are pushing the U.S. Senate to pass major voting rights and ethics reform legislation called the For the People Act. The House passed the legislation in early March. Lower Hudson Valley Congressman Mondaire Jones recently hosted a Facebook town hall with Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar on the legislation Jones has championed since taking office in January.

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and New York Congressman Mondaire Jones are calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help get to the bottom of PFAS contamination in Rockland County’s drinking water. This comes after PFOA in drinking water exceeded the state’s new limits.

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Democratic congressional representatives from New York and Connecticut touted the education component of the next COVID-19 funding package the House could pass this week. The package is called the American Rescue Plan, and the lawmakers say funding would help schools reopen safely.

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New York Congressman Mondaire Jones has recently introduced a bill he says would tackle racial inequity in education.

Rep. Mondaire Jones holds press conference on SALT bill, January 29, 2021
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Federal lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate are behind a bill to remove the cap on state and local tax deductions.

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House Democrats and a handful of Republicans on Wednesday voted to impeach President Trump for a second time, citing his incitement of the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has reaction from a few Hudson Valley House members.

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Nine justices – not enough or just right?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative-elect Mondaire Jones of New York’s 17th district wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This interview was recorded December 10.

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In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative-elect Mondaire Jones of New York’s 17th district continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This interview was recorded December 10.

NY-17 Congressman-elect Mondaire Jones
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Voters in New York’s 17th district are getting a new member of Congress for the first time in decades.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic Representative-elect Mondaire Jones speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This interview was recorded December 10.